Barcode Free Music News

December 13, 2018

Toronto-based master guitar-builder Tony Duggan-Smith has created - in cahoots with long-time friend and film composer Mark Korven - an exhilarating new instrument that adds vivid new colours and sounds to the palette used by musicians and composers everywhere. Read the press release about the “Apprehension Engine”.

November 13, 2015

Barcode Free Music is pleased to announce its latest project Songs of the Future, due for release at the end of November, 2015. For now check out the tunes @

November 13, 2015 is live! Welcome to our new website, where you can find information about past projects and upcoming events related to community-based and socially-engaged music. Check out our sounds at and be sure to order your favorites here.  

October 10, 2015

The Banjo Mechanics playErin, On @ The Busholme Inn on October 24, 7:30PM. For tickets call 519-362-3383 or e-mail jan[at]

September 15, 2015

Check out the Banjo Mechanics September 25 @ Dstrct in Guelph for the Jeremy @ the Pink Band CD release.

May 21, 2015

Silence in the local paper:

January 15, 2015

Kevin McNeilly reviews Vertical Squirrels' new album Time of the Sign on Ambiances Magnétiques:: Kevin McNeilly

November 29, 2014

Join us for When Rivers Meet: The Culminating Performance of Improviser-in-Residence Dong-Won Kim’s Residency.
Saturday, November 29, 2014, 7 PM
Co-operators Hall (River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St. Guelph)
Cost: FREE
To reserve tickets email or call 519-824-4120

September 5, 2014

The Banjo Mechanics play the Guelph Jazz festival on September 7 @ Silence. More info here: